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exceptional. for example americans believe in the free enterprise system. they understand that it makes us the most prosperous people in human history. they don't want to walk away from it. so i think the widespread sentiment is that we don't want to change america. we want to fix the things that are wrong in america. the tea party movement is an expression of that sentiment. >> schieffer: all right. well what is it? you have said over and over you're coming here to challenge republicans and democrats. what in your view have the republicans done wrong? >> remember the republicans had a majority in washington for the better part of 10 to 12 years. they didn't fulfill some of the promises they had made in '94 when they were elected things like a balance bunk it amendment. things like banning earmarks like term limits. these are fundamental things among others that people are looking for from washington. if you say you're going to do that and you get elected then do it. there's got to be some level of accountability. unfortunately politics today are full of people that think they can say or d
: joining us now from westchester, ohio, house republican leader john boehner. mr. boehner, if the republicans do take the house, you in all probability will be the new speaker. the president is already trying to make you the face of the republican party. he mentioned you by name eight times the other day in a speech in your home state. here's what he said. >> there were no new policies from mr. boehner. there were no new ideas. there was just the same philosophy that we had already tried during the decade that they were in power; the same philosophy that led to this mess in the first place. cut more taxes for millionaires. and cut more rules for corporations. >> schieffer: what about that? >> well, listen, you know, the president says we have no new ideas. we've offer him new ideas for the last 20 months. and speaking of new, i wonder what's new about more stimulus spending, more taxes and more uncertainty for american small businesses. that's what the president is proposing. what's new about that? if the president wants to get serious and wants to do something new, why do
't talk about is the support for continuing research and development. that's where u.s. competitiveness lies in high technology industries. we know that the r&d tax credit is an important credit that does affect how much r&d spending business done. business accounts for something like two-thirds of all r&d spending in the united states. so this is important. i don't think this is something that has an immediate... as immediate a job impact as say movement on the current tax credits for the unemployed or extending payroll tax holiday of some sort. but i think it's very important in terms of job creation over the longer term. so if we're thinking about growth and long-term good jobs, research is important. >> smith: mark zandi, will either of these things or both of them together be satisfactory to the business community which feels very uncomfortable it seems to me with the white house right now? >> well, i think the business community is on board for the r&d tax credits. that's been in place since 1981. that's easy. the president has to figure out how to pay for it though. he's going to
'donnell the surprise winner in the delaware senate primary. well, she canceled on us yesterday. she said she had scheduling conflicts and couldn't be here. we're going to have more on that later and we're going to play the tape that began making the rounds friday night in which she said she once dabble in witch craft. i'm serious. first to former president bill clinton. mr. president, thank you for coming. welcome to the broadcast. this week you're bringing together business leaders, world leaders, thinkers from 90 countries. i think the last i heard 40 sitting presidents and prime ministers from around the world all getting together to talk about your clinton global initiative the most serious problems facing the world and how we can take action against them. you've had some remarkable successes with this over the years. let me just ask you first, what do you think you'll be concentrating on this year? >> well, this year we'll be focusing a lot on the economic challenges facing people all around the world including in the united states. and what, if anything, the private people who come here an
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